maams

[ mam, mahm; unstressed muh m ]SEE DEFINITION OF maams

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The maams were the best game birds, about the size of a very small turkey and much like them.

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also maam, 1660s, colloquial shortening of madam (q.v.). Formerly the ordinary respectful form of address to a married woman; later restricted to the queen and royal princesses or used by servants to their mistresses.

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